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Lead Mechanical Engineer - Automation

Middleton, WI 53562

Employment Type: Permanent Hire Industry: Industry Job Number: 7870 Pay Rate: 80,000

Lead Mechanical Engineer – Machine Automation

Our customer is seeking a Lead Mechanical Engineer for their Machine Automation team in Middleton, WI area!

The Lead Engineer will ensure the client’ s needs for custom Industrial automation are met or exceeded by leading the design process from concept to manufacturing and factory testing.

Top reasons to work with us?
  • Opportunity to work for a growing company that serves many different industries!
  • The company fosters a very strong promote from with-in culture, offering opportunity for long term growth and promotion
  • Excellent compensation and benefits package.

What your responsibilities as the Lead Engineer will be:
  • Leading multi-system integrated equipment projects from concept to build.
  • Creating and executing equipment project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Involved in design reviews in all stages of design process; provide technical mentoring and assistance to group members as needed.
  • Performing detailed engineering functions including: engineering calculations, create hardware schematics, works with others to use CREO / SolidWorks to develop 3D models, selects and purchases devices, and works with Manufacturing Facility to design for manufacturability.
  • Overseeing and performing Factory Acceptance Testing processes and documentation for main types of systems and equipment at the Manufacturing Facility as required to ensure equipment is functioning to client’ s specifications before shipment.
  • Overseeing installation and commissioning of equipment.

What you need in order to be a successful Lead Engineer:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Engineering Degree.
  • Experience designing complex and/or precision mechanical systems such as: Automated assembly machines, fixtures and robotic systems is required.
  • Working knowledge of PLC’ s, analog/digital sensors, safety systems, motors and drives.
  • System and process design experience - Machine concept layout, robot and/or fixed automation utilization planning.
  • Working knowledge of engineering calculations including but not limited to: kinematics, power, torque, structural, cylinders, cams, air and oil flow/pressure calculations, machine cycle time etc.

Send your resume to Penny at if interested in learning more about this opportunity!

Penny Camparone

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